Tag Archive: Roberta Sá

Aug 06 2013

João Bosco: 40 Anos Depois

The Perfect João Bosco   It all started for João Bosco in 1972 with a “Disco de Bolso” (pocket record). As an extra, the music magazine O Pasquim (Rio de Janeiro) offered its readers a free single with each issue (for the MP3-generation: a single is an ancient two tracks vinyl record, one track on …

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May 08 2012

Roberta Sá: Segunda Pele

Strutting Strongly   Roberta Sá‘s fifth solo album continues her solid trajectory with a good repertoire and captivating performances. Her soft vocals are extremely appealing, and it helps her tremendously that she is surrounded by some of the most vibrant musicians, arrangers and guest performers in her new Segunda Pele. Produced by Rodrigo Campello and …

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Jan 08 2010

Roberta Sá: Pra Se Ter Alegria – Ao Vivo no Rio

On the Road to Confirmation   Singer Roberta Sá (Natal, Rio Grande do Norte; 1980) seems to be on her way to settle her name between the ones of Brazil’s favourite performers. Driven by the success of her first two most enjoyable albums (Que Belo Estranho Dia Pra Se Ter Alegria (2007) and Braseiro (2004), …

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Apr 08 2009

Mario Adnet: Samba Meets Boogie Woogie

A Tribute to the Music of the 1940s & 1950s   Some things are definitely worth waiting for. Samba Meets Boogie Woogie was recorded in May and June 2006, but post-production took nearly two years. Finally, the album was released in October 2008. All my expectations were fulfilled. Repertoire research was given to Alfredo Del-Penho, who …

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Mar 08 2006

Roberta Sá: Braseiro

Starting Well   Sometimes good things do come from very unexpected places. Take, for example, the TV show Fama from Globo TV in Brazil. The show is similar to American Idol in which contestants struggle for a chance to make it big with a brand new solo career. Roberta Sá (Natal, Rio Grande do Norte) …

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